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October 8, 2012

Police Log: Oct. 6, 2012 — Felony arrest

DANNEMORA — A Clinton Correctional Facility inmate was arrested for alleged possession of prison contraband.

Rafael Hernandez, 45, was brought to Dannemora-based State Police at about 1 p.m. Oct. 3.

Police said the arrest stems from a Jan. 6, 2011, incident where he was found with an illegal foreign object considered to be a weapon.

Hernandez was charged with first-degree possession of dangerous prison contraband and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both felonies, in connection with a Jan. 6 incident at the prison.

No further information was available.

— By Staff Writers Miranda Orso and Ashleigh Livingston

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